Noting that is "in the best interest" of the US, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned following 'fence-jumper'-gate. While "disappointed" she could implement reforms (of her own policies?) she felt it was the "noble thing to do." In the full statement below, they are careful to point out just how great the Secret Service is "there is no other protection service in the world" like them, they modestly note. Nope, none indeed. Ironically, as she resigns, the White House intruder just plead "not guilty."
- *JULIA PIERSON COMMENTS IN INTERVIEW WITH BLOOMBERG
- *PIERSON SAYS IN `BEST INTEREST' FOR U.S. TO STEP DOWN
- *PIERSON: `DISAPPOINTED' SHE COULDN'T IMPLEMENT CHANGES, VISION
- *PIERSON SAYS IT WAS CLEAR CONGRESS LOST CONFIDENCE IN HER
- *PIERSON SAYS `IT'S PAINFUL TO LEAVE'
- *PIERSON SAYS SHE FELT RESIGNATION WAS `NOBLE THING TO DO'
The intruder who allegedly scaled a White House fence, knocked back a Secret Service agent and darted into the executive mansion pleaded not guilty to federal charges on Wednesday.